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It is estimated that overall 50 per cent of the world’s mangrove forests have been lost. 14 Valentina Germani- DOALOS14 Facts and figures – Environmental continued… • Dumping of wastes and other matter accounts for about 10 per cent of pollutants in the oceans. • The greatest threat to the marine environment from shipping activities arises from the introduction of harmful alien species into new environments through ships’ ballast water. • The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has indicated that continued use of fossil fuels will exacerbate global climate changes with severe consequences for ocean and coastal ecosystems, in particular in SIDS. (...) This general obligation is qualified by article 193, which provides that “States have the sovereign right to exploit their natural resources pursuant to their environmental policies and in accordance with their duty to protect and preserve the marine environment”. (...) The duty to cooperate covers three different aspects: Firstly, cooperation on a global and regional basis in formulating and elaborating international rules, standards and recommended practices and procedures, for the protection and preservation of the marine environment.
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Score: 727875.3 - https://www.un.org/Depts/los/c...ears/PresentationV_Germani.pdf
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Remarks by Mr Dirk Wagener at the occasion of the World Environment Day 2021 National Protected Areas Forum | United Nations Development Programme Skip to main content Papua New Guinea Who we are What we do Our Impact Get involved Global Nav toggle Search Who we are What we do Our Impact Get involved English Locations Home Papua New Guinea Speeches Remarks by Mr Dirk Wagener at the occasion of the World Environment Day 2021 National Protected Areas Forum Remarks by Mr Dirk Wagener at the occasion of the World Environment Day 2021 National Protected Areas Forum June 7, 2021 Mr Wagener giving his speech at the opening of the National Protected Areas Forum Remarks by Mr. (...) Protecting key areas of biodiversity is critical to preserve that global safety net.      (...) Both goes hand in hand, it is not a tradeoff. PNG Protected Area Network and Global Commitments: Protection of nature is enshrined in the Papua New Guinea      constitution .
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Score: 724927.7 - https://www.undp.org/papua-new...national-protected-areas-forum
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Montreal Protocol in Malaysia: How this global treaty has successfully protected our environment and health? (...) Montreal Protocol in Malaysia: How this global treaty has successfully protected our environment and health? (...) On this World Ozone Day, our guests from UNDP Malaysia introduce the history of the Montreal Protocol and how this global treaty has successfully protected the environment and human health and ensured a smooth and sustainable transition for relevant industrial sectors in the past 34 years.
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Score: 724252.5 - https://www.undp.org/malaysia/...ted-our-environment-and-health
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Share × Close World leaders and experts call for action to protect the environment from antimicrobial pollution Reducing antimicrobial waste is critical to combatting rising levels of drug resistance and protecting the environment Antimicrobial drug waste is polluting the environment ©WHO / Diego Rodriguez 02/03/2022 Geneva/Nairobi/Paris/Rome -  The  Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance today called on all countries to reduce the amount of antimicrobial waste entering the environment. (...) It could also harm organisms in the environment.  Reducing the amount of antimicrobial pollution entering the environment is crucial to conserving the effectiveness of antimicrobial medicines The Global Leaders Group calls for all countries to develop and implement regulations and standards to better monitor and control the distribution and release of antimicrobials and drug-resistant organisms into the environment.  (...) “The connections between antimicrobial resistance, environmental health and the climate crisis are becoming increasingly stark,” said the co-chair of the Global Leader Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados.
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Score: 723487.5 - https://www.fao.org/newsroom/d...rom-antimicrobial-pollution/en
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Microsoft PowerPoint - S6_P2_Toshio OBI Disaster preparedness.ppt Innovative CIOInnovative CIO ((Chief Information OfficerChief Information Officer)) for Global Environment and Disaster for Global Environment and Disaster PreparednessPreparedness ITU Symposium on ICTs and Climate ChangeITU Symposium on ICTs and Climate Change Professor, Toshio ObiProfessor, Toshio Obi Lecturer, Naoko IWASAKI,Lecturer, Naoko IWASAKI, Waseda UniversityWaseda University ITUITU--Waseda ICT CenterWaseda ICT Center The Role of CIOThe Role of CIO CIO is becoming very important since CIO is becoming very important since there is growing international there is growing international collaboration to support CIO human collaboration to support CIO human resource development resource development for Innovation in for Innovation in Environment and Disaster problemsEnvironment and Disaster problems CIOs play important roles in the CIOs play important roles in the success of success of InnovationInnovation since the designation of CIOs is since the designation of CIOs is seen as a very seen as a very vital strategyvital strategy to bridge the gap to bridge the gap between between management and technologymanagement and technology CIO Contribution to understanding CIO Contribution to understanding the following areasthe following areas • Global e-governance • HRD for ICT manpower for global environment management • Role of ICT in disaster education Innovation policies in the fields of Innovation policies in the fields of Environment and DisasterEnvironment and Disaster in Japanin Japan Japan has developed and is implementing Japan has developed and is implementing strong innovation policies in the strong innovation policies in the following fields:following fields: •• Global environmental issues as drivers Global environmental issues as drivers for economic growth and international for economic growth and international cooperationcooperation Sharing experiences and expertiseSharing experiences and expertise Workshops dialogues and seminars to Workshops dialogues and seminars to share expertise including:share expertise including: •• ICT seminars encouraging ICT seminars encouraging implementation of environmental and implementation of environmental and ee--disaster educationdisaster education •• Assigning top priority for environment Assigning top priority for environment and disaster issuesand disaster issues Cycle of Disaster ManagementCycle of Disaster Management PreparednessPreparedness Risk Assessments, Plans, Arrangement, Training and Exercises MitigationMitigation Reduce risk, vulnerability and hazard RehabilitationRehabilitation “Healing”Repair, Reconstruction and recovery ResponseResponse Situation stabilized Disaster/ Emergency No longer direct threat to life/safety and property Vulnerability reduced Reduce risk, vulnerability and hazard Hazard risk analysis Mostly back to normal Environment and Disaster EducationEnvironment and Disaster Education • Roles – An essential part of disaster preparedness and environment protection is the education since the plan will only be effective if the ultimate beneficiaries know what to do in times of environment and disasters issues and know what to expect • Education and Training forms – Special training courses – Extension programs –– New University for Green ITNew University for Green IT Harnessing ICT for Environment and Harnessing ICT for Environment and Disaster EducationDisaster Education • Training Methods – Training cannot be a one-time event – Refresher courses are essential. – Training should be active in every way possible. • It involves the recognition and use of ICT • ICT is a crucial means for local communities around the world to communicate effectively The Role of ICT and CIO The Role of ICT and CIO as Solution of the protection of Environment and as Solution of the protection of Environment and Reduction of DisasterReduction of Disaster Disaster Tsunami, Typhoon, Cyclone Terrorism, Pollution Disaster Tsunami, Typhoon, Cyclone Terrorism, Pollution Environment Deforestation, Desertification, Global Warming Environment Deforestation, Desertification, Global Warming So lut ion ; IC T& CI O So lut ion ; IC T& CI O Conclusion and RecommendationConclusion and Recommendation •• Importance of the role of CIO on Importance of the role of CIO on EnvironmentEnvironment •• Solution of the interdependence between Solution of the interdependence between Environment and Disaster issues Environment and Disaster issues -- Double Double riskrisk •• The establishment of The establishment of ““Global Green ITGlobal Green IT”” UniversityUniversity •• Standardization for New benchmark on Standardization for New benchmark on relationship between environment and relationship between environment and disaster issuesdisaster issues Thank you very much Toshio OBI Naoko IWASAKI Waseda University
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Score: 723184.5 - https://www.itu.int/dms_pub/it.../06/0F/T060F0000090039PDFE.pdf
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Report reveals progress on environmentally protected areas, but quality must improve | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub Report reveals progress on environmentally protected areas, but quality must improve Ocean Image Bank/Amanda Cotton A coral reef in Papua New Guinea. 19 May 2021 Climate and Environment Although the world has made major progress toward a decade-long target for environmental protection areas, it has fallen far short on commitments regarding their quality, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners said in a report published on Wednesday.  (...) “Protected and conserved areas play a crucial role in tackling biodiversity loss, and great progress has been made in recent years on strengthening the global network of protected and conserved areas,” said Neville Ash, Director of UNEP-WCMC.  (...) The IUCN, whose Green List Standard is the global measure of overall change in the quality of protected areas, has welcomed the advancements made over the past decade. 
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Score: 722718.9 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/05/1092232
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On 15 February 2005, the Applicant was extended for five months when his position was transferred to UNDP, Bureau of Development Policy (BDP), Global Environmental Facility (GEF) with a functional title of GEF Regional Coordinator, Regional Technical Advisor, Energy and Climate Change, West and Central Africa. (...) However, the United Nations Central Ethics Office denied him protection as whistleblower to which he was entitled. 58. (...) In addition, the Applicant requests the UNDT to order (i) his reinstatement with direct promotion to the D-2 level as the new UNDP-GEF Executive Coordinator and Director of Environmental Finance; (ii) retroactive payment of salary at the D-1 level from July 2006 through June 2007 and at the D-2 level from June 2007 until date of assumption of duty; (iii) that all negative performance evaluations be expunged from the Applicant’s personnel file; (iv) that the judgment be inserted in his file; (v) all applicant benefits be reimbursed to him including children’s education expenses for the year 2006; (vi) that the Secretary-General apologize to the Applicant; and (vii) that the Applicant be awarded financial compensation in the amount of four years of pensionable salary.
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Score: 722001.95 - www.un.org/en/internalj...dt/judgments/undt-2010-105.pdf
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(MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio, 2018) UN Volunteers drive change and support action for the protection of our environment 05 June 2018 World Environment Day print Low quality, print optimized High quality, color print pdf Volunteerism has historically been a key driver of the global environmental movement.  (...) In Africa, environmental protection is essential to achieving the SDGs. (...) Ten national UN Volunteers with this UNDP/Global Environment Facility project support awareness-raising campaigns,  and the development of bio-cultural protocols with the mobilization of local and community volunteers.
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Score: 721442.87 - https://www.unv.org/index.php/node/15639
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(MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio, 2018) UN Volunteers drive change and support action for the protection of our environment 05 June 2018 World Environment Day print Low quality, print optimized High quality, color print pdf Volunteerism has historically been a key driver of the global environmental movement.  (...) In Africa, environmental protection is essential to achieving the SDGs. (...) Ten national UN Volunteers with this UNDP/Global Environment Facility project support awareness-raising campaigns,  and the development of bio-cultural protocols with the mobilization of local and community volunteers.
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Score: 721442.87 - https://www.unv.org/index.php/...ion-protection-our-environment
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(MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio, 2018) UN Volunteers drive change and support action for the protection of our environment 05 June 2018 World Environment Day print Low quality, print optimized High quality, color print pdf Volunteerism has historically been a key driver of the global environmental movement.  (...) In Africa, environmental protection is essential to achieving the SDGs. (...) Ten national UN Volunteers with this UNDP/Global Environment Facility project support awareness-raising campaigns,  and the development of bio-cultural protocols with the mobilization of local and community volunteers.
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Score: 721442.87 - https://www.unv.org/node/15639
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